Grana Padano is the best-selling PDO cheese in the world. The culture of wellness is an intrinsic part of the production chain of this unique, inimitable cheese.
Thanks to its versatility, Grana Padano cheese enables everyone to become more creative in the kitchen. Be inspired by our suggestions.
For over sixty years, the Grana Padano Protection Consortium has united producers, maturing companies and distributors of our cheese, guaranteeing compliance with the traditional recipe and its characteristic high quality in every single cheese wheel produced.
Protecting Grana Padano also means promoting its image. This is why the Consortium promotes many activities aimed at spreading the culture of this cheese worldwide, through advertising campaigns, events and other initiatives.
Grana Padano is produced in a sustainable way. The Grana Padano Protection Consortium is comitted to managing its impact responsibly, engaging the consumer, the community in which it operates and the entire production chain.
Tonnarelli with fresh truffle and Grana Padano Riserva, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-tonnarelli-with-fresh-truffle-and-grana-padano-riserva.aspxI particularly enjoy the texture of this thick spaghetti or ‘Tonnarelli’ as it’s known in South Italy. ... Please, please, attempt this recipe without the whole wheel, simply get yourself a nice piece of Grana Padano Riserva - which is aged for over 20 months and is therefore richer in flavour - and grate it over a bowl of freshly made [...]
Caseificio Sociale Ponte di Barbarano Soc. Agr. Coop., grana padano, Production siteshttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/caseificio-sociale-ponte-di-barbarano-soc-agr-co.aspxIn fact, the cooperative organises an important initiative called Caseifici Aperti [Open Cheese Factories], an event that draws many visitors, as well as people who work in the sector and want to get a close-up view of how one of Italy’s finest products is made. It becomes increasingly clear during our visit that, here, [...]
Grana Padano, bread and spinach Gnocchi, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-grana-padano-bread-and-spinach-gnocchi.aspxFrom Gnocchetti Sardi (with flour in Sardinia) to Gnocchi alla Romana (with semolina in Rome) the word “gnocchi” is part of our culinary slang everywhere in Italy, including in the most northern regions of the country where “gnocchi” are usually made with bread and they are locally called Canederli. ... To try and make more sense of [...]
Press kithttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/press-kit-v1.aspxIt was made so as to preserve the surplus milk produced each day, using special cauldrons, within monasteries, which can as such be considered the first dairies. The monks called it caseus vetus , or 'old cheese'. ... It was not, however, until April 10, 1954, that Italy established some rules on the "Protection of [...]
Timballo of pasta with eggplantshttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-timballo-of-pasta-with-eggplants.aspxIt was certainly born in Palermo, and later spread throughout the Southeast part of Sicily, a large island of Italy. ... There are many variations for this recipe, made with meat ragù or with meatballs, salami or ham, enriched with peas or artichokes, sometime boiled eggs are added as well with “primo sale” or other local [...]
Homemade garganelli with asparagus, Grana Padano sauce and black truffle, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-homemade-garganelli-with-asparagus-grana-padano-sauce-and-black-truffle.aspx Variety: Pasta If there is anything that I love more than cheese it’s homemade pasta, so the day that I share with you one of my favourite pasta recipes with Grana Padano cheese you should know it is a good one and save straight away! ... To make garganelli I use an enriched pasta dough with mostly egg yolks and, if not with a Bolognese [...]
Where Grana Padano comes from, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/where-grana-padano-comes-from.aspxGrana Padano > Production process > Where Grana Padano comes from Where Grana Padano comes from Only specific provinces and regions in Italy are able to produce Grana Padano cheese. ... A profound difference is made by the day to day repetition of traditional and painstakingly precise routines. ... Whilst a map can’t truly depict its [...]
ANUGA: GREAT SUCCESS FOR AFIDOP AND THE ITALIAN PDO CHEESE SYSTEM, 2019 October 17https://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/anuga-great-success-for-afidop-and-the-italian-pdo-cheese-system.aspxAFIDOP is the Association that gathers the Consortia of protection of Italian PDO cheese: the purpose of the Consortia is to protect the specific identity of each cheese, promoting its uniqueness and protecting it from imitations and counterfeiting. ... Doing all this together enhances the image and international perception of Italian PDO [...]
Gardaland, grana padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/gardaland.aspxFeeling good, having fun and quality time are the values that tie these two Made in Italy flagships: Grana Padano, the world’s best-selling PDO cheese, and Gardaland, the number one Amusement Park in Italy, a fun destination also for an important international public. These two brands, through the synergy formed by [...]
Acacia honeyhttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/acacia-honey.aspx Recipes > Pairings > What is the best honey to pair with Grana Padano cheese? > Grana Padano aged for from 9 to 16 months > Acacia honey Acacia honey Large quantities of Acacia honey are made on mainland Italy, above all in Lombardy, Piedmont, Veneto and Emilia Romagna, with some also made in other regions, from Tuscany to [...]